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Ryhope Engines Museum

The Ryhope Engines Museum, based in the Ryhope Pumping Station is now regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East. Although the station no longer pumps water, the two huge beam engines are kept in working order and ‘steamed’ periodically for visitors.

  • the unusual
  • noise
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • historic buildings
  • Ryhope Pumping Station, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0ND
  • 0191 521 0235
  • Website

The Heritage Centre, Bellingham

The recently refurbished Heritage Centre displays the local history, tradition and heritage of the North Tyne and Redewater area of Northumberland, including a new farming gallery which also houses the Stannersburn Smithy.

  • heritage
  • a nice cuppa
  • doing things as a family
  • Station Yard, Woodburn Road, Bellingham, NE48 2DF
  • 01434 220 050
  • Website

Washington F Pit

Washington ‘F’ Pit’s magnificent Victorian steam engine, engine house and headgear are preserved to mark the town’s coalmining heritage which stretches back over 250 years.

  • North East history
  • industrial history
  • heritage
  • being active
  • fresh air
  • Albany Way, Washington, NE37 1BJ
  • 0191 553 2323
  • Website

Weardale Museum at High House Chapel

The Museum is home to a superb collection of crystallized minerals and fossils lovingly put together, including a replica 19th century leadminer’s kitchen. Admission includes entry to the historic Methodist chapel.​

  • heritage
  • a place to think
  • learning
  • Ireshopeburn, Weardale, DL13 1HD
  • 01388 517 433
  • Website

Winkies Castle Museum

Discover local history and heritage at Winkies Castle Folk Museum, founded by local cobbler Jack Anderson in 1975. Winkies Castle is home to many unique hands-on artefacts from hundreds of years of Marske’s history. Limited opening applies, call for more information.

  • the unusual
  • North East history
  • heritage
  • 162 High Street, Marske-by-the-Sea, TS11 7NB
  • 01642 775 086
  • Website
  • Email

Woodhorn

Experience the sights, sound and smells of the history of Northumberland through a series of interactive exhibitions including the ‘Follow the Banner’ exhibition and ‘The Colliery Experience’.

  • green museums
  • a nice cuppa
  • fresh air
  • getting mucky
  • heritage
  • industrial history
  • noise
  • North East history
  • the real thing
  • QE II Country Park, Ashington, NE63 9YF
  • 01670 624455
  • Website